MD2K In the News

Here are some links to articles that mention MD2K or one of its investigators has been in the news:

 2017

mHealth Device Earns FDA Approval to Help Smokers Kick The Habit, mHealth Intelligence (10/6/17)

Researchers to develop mobile sensor technology, improve job performance, The University of Minnesota (8/3/17)

$13.8 million research contract is largest award in University of Memphis history, The Commercial Appeal (7/26/17)

Verily Releases Study Watch for Medical Research, DZone (5/27/17)

Memphis scientists worry Trump cuts could stifle research, The Commercial Appeal (3/27/17)

Computer Science: A degree in the digital age, SI News, (1/20/17)

 

2016

Can wearables help prevent addicts from relapsing?, ReadWrite (12/5/2016)

These Wearables Detect Health Issues Before They Happen, MIT Technology Review (11/30/2016)

Mobile sensor researchers at University of Memphis help harness big data, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis (6/21/2016)

Precision Behavioral Interventions, Based On Revealed Preferences, Key To Population Health, Forbes Magazine, contributor discusses mHealthConnect Workshop hosted by MD2K and Mobilize Centers (3/17/2016)

Google names Memphis its 2015 eCity, Memphis Business Journal, on Google eCity designation that mentions MD2K research as a factor (1/15/2016)

Google names Memphis Tennessee’s eCity, High Ground Memphis, on Google eCity designation that mentions MD2K research as a factor (1/6/2016)

2015

Feature: Can your mobile phone make you healthier?, article on mHealth features MD2K, (12/10/2015)

How Mobile Sensor Devices May Help People Quit Smoking, mHealth Intelligence, Article on MD2K’s puffMarker research (11/6/2015)

Sensor-based wearable aims to keep ex-smokers from relapsing, Fierce Healthcare (11/1/15)

http://www.mhealthnews.com/news/mhealth-and-behaviors-when-carrot-doesnt-work-will-doctors-use-stick">mHealth and behaviors: When the carrot doesn't work, will doctors use the stick?", Fierce Mobile Healthcare, article on MD2K’s puffmarker research (11/1/2015)

Researchers using human sensing technology to study underserved populations, Phys.org, Report on MD2K’s first year . (10/15/2015)

MD2K’s first year yields gains toward goal of precision medicine, Rice University Media (10/14/2015

UCSF Awarded $9.75 Million to Create Platform Accelerating Mobile Health Research, UCSF News Center. Mentions future collaboration between UCSF center at MD2K (10/2/2015)

Wearing Your Health on Your Sleeve, Biomedical Computation Review: Overview of mHealth research includes interviews with Ida Sim, Santosh Kumar and Emre Ertin (6/3/2015).

Harnessing mobile health technologies to transform human health, ScopeBlog (Stanford Medicine): Ida Sim, Lead Investigator for the MD2K Consortium Core, co-founder of Open mHealth and Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco, was interviewed for an article on research platforms like Apple ResearchKit. (3/16/2015)

7 Ways Apple’s New Software Could Change Medical Research For The Better, The Huffington Post: Ida Sim, Lead Investigator for the MD2K Consortium Core, co-founder of Open mHealth and Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco, was interviewed for an article on Apple ResearchKit. (3/10/2015)

Local professor’s research is helping to shape national initiative on precision medicine,” High Ground News, Memphis, Tenn.: Article on Santosh Kumar and MD2K’s involvement in the Precision Medicine Initiative. (2/4/2015)

University of Memphis professor lends expertise to Obama initiative,” The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.: Article on Santosh Kumar and MD2K’s involvement in the Precision Medicine Initiative. (2/2/2015)

Little sensors, big data: Psychologists are participating in an NIH project to collect health data from wearable sensors, Monitor on Psychology, American Psychological Association: Article on the MD2K Center quotes MD2K investigators J. Gayle Beck of the University of Memphis and Mustafa al’Absi of the University of Minnesota. (2/2/2015)

Fitness apps lack evidence-based tools,” Reuters: Article on a study conducted by MD2K researcher David E. Conroy, Professor of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern. (1/20/2015)

2014

What if your wearable could stop bad habits in their tracks? ” The Chicago Tribune: An interview with Northwestern University’s Bonnie Spring, Ph.D., the leader of MD2K’s smoking cessation research thrust, about about the MD2K Center for Excellence. (11/22/2014)

New Center Seeks to Bring Context to Sensor Data,” The Wall Street Journal CIO Journal (subscription): Interview with Santosh Kumar about the MD2K Center. (10/17/2014)

University of Memphis Gets ‘Big Data’ Grant,” Memphis (Tenn.) Daily News: Article on the announcement of the MD2K Center. (10/9/2014)

Univ. of Memphis to lead Mobile Sensor Data research, High Ground News, Memphis, Tenn.: Interview w/Santosh Kumar regarding the MD2K Center. (10/15/2014)

New Mobile Sensor Technology Helps Prevent Smoking Relapse, BioNews Texas: An interview with MD2K investigator David Wetter of Rice University about the MD2K Center. (10/15/2014)

Novel Mobile Sensing Technologies May Help Prevent Relapses in Smokers Trying to Stop,” AZo Sensors.com: Article on Rice University’s participation in the MD2K Center.

NIH’s $10.8M grant for sensor-enabled congestive heart failure, smoking cessation tools mobihealthnews.com: Article on announcement of MD2K Center. (10/13/2014)

Big data: Ohio State, research centers to gather patient information using sensors, cameras,” Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch: Article on MD2K Center and Ohio State’s participation. (10/10/2014)

NIH invests almost $32 million to increase utility of biomedical research data,” National Institutes of Health press release: Announcement of the NIH grants funding MD2K and other research centers. (10/9/2014)

Big Data a Big Deal for First Recipients of Biomedical Big Data Grants,” – The White House Blog: Discussing the grant announcement announcement. (10/9/2014)

University of Memphis lands $10.8 million grant to be center of mobile health big data,” The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. (subscription): Article about the announcement of the MD2K Center grant. (10/9/2014)

Open mHealth lead technology partner on $10.8 million NIH grant to develop digital health data analytics for assessing disease risk,” Open mHealth: Article announcing Open mHealth’s partnership with the MD2K Center. (10/9/2014)

University of Memphis participating in $32 million NIH program,” Memphis (Tenn.) Business Journal: Article on the announcement of the MD2K Center. (10/9/2014)

New NIH Big Data to Knowledge center of excellence,” University of Massachusetts Amherst: Announcement of UMass participation in MD2K Center. (10/9/2014)

NIH Awards New National Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge,” University of California, San Diego: Announcement of UCSD participation in the MD2K Center. (10/9/2014)

NIH spends $10.8 million to convert activity trackers into medical alarms,” BetaBoston.Com (The Boston Globe): Article on the MD2K Center and UMass participation. (10/10/2014)

New NIH Big Data to facilitate collection of large-scale health data ,” ECN Magazine: Article discusses UMass. involvement in MD2K Center. (10/9/2014)

New NIH Big Data to Knowledge center of excellence, , Phys.org: Article on MD2K Center and involvement of UMass researchers. (10/9/2014)

Making Sense of Big Data for Improved Patient Care, The Ohio State University: Article on Ohio State’s participation in the MD2K project. (10/9/2014)

NIH grant supports U-M analysis of big data from mobile health sensors,” Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan: Article on Michigan’s participation in the MD2K Center. (10/9/2014)

 

 

 

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